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Video: New red carpet hosts Chris Harrison and Carrie Ann Inaba gear up for the Emmys

September 17, 2009 |  9:59 am

The 2009 Emmys are only days away, and although most of the focus is -- naturally -- on the ceremony itself (who will win, who will lose and who will say what), "The Bachelor" host Chris Harrison and "Dancing With the Stars" judge Carrie Ann Inaba are a lot more worried about the pre-show on the red carpet. Understandably so because the Emmys will mark the pair's first time as red carpet hosts for TV Guide Network.

Harrison and Inaba have worked together only once before, co-hosting the 2008 American Music Awards. However, judging from our footage, these two TV personalities already have a strong rapport in addition to their extensive experience to make sure Sunday's broadcast go as smooth as live TV can go.

In this first of four clips, the duo talk about how they came to be TV Guide's new red carpet hosts and Harrison talks about the new side of Inaba viewers will see Sunday.

In this second of four clips from our interview, the pair discuss studying hard on the Emmy nominees and presenters, give their do's and don'ts on how to deal with the reality show contestants and nominated celebrities under pressure.

In this third of four clips, the hosts reveal their unusual contract requirements, their day-off preparation techniques and their favorite awards show moments.

In the final clip, we dig deeper to find out Harrison's and Inaba's post-red-carpet plans and what to look forward to on the new seasons of "The Bachelor" and "Dancing With the Stars."

"Live at the Emmy Awards With Carrie Ann and Chris" starts at  6 p.m. Sunday on TV Guide Network.

-- Kate Stanhope